2021-22 Campus Status

Active cases since July 20, 2021
Currently active4
Number recovered225

StatusActive casesClose contactsIsolation and quarantine*
Cadet – campus112
Cadet – home000
Non-cadet student101
Faculty and staff202
*Isolation and quarantine numbers include active and close contact cases
Current as of December 8, 4:10 p.m.

Approximately 94% of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets have either been fully vaccinated or have developed resistance after contracting and recovering from the virus.

Overall Guidance for Fall 2021

Face coverings

Effective Monday, Oct. 4, masks are optional on The Citadel campus.

The Citadel continues to encourage precautionary measures for everyone on campus. Those who are symptomatic should get tested. Cadets can visit the campus Infirmary to receive a test; testing is also offered to the entire campus community on Wednesdays, located on the second floor of McAlister Field House.


The Citadel recommends everyone on campus get vaccinated, and asks anyone who has not already done so to report their vaccination status via an e-form here or through Banner here.

Policy for Testing and Quarantine

Current CDC Guidance recommends the following if exposed to COVID-19:

Vaccination StatusTestingMasking and Quarantine/Isolation
Fully vaccinated, asymptomaticTest within 3-5 days of exposure.Wear a mask indoors until receiving a negative test OR for 14 days after exposure.
Fully vaccinated, symptomaticTest within 3-5 days of exposure and/or when symptoms appear.Quarantine or isolate for 10 days after receiving a positive test OR after symptoms appear.
UnvaccinatedTest immediately and, if negative, test again 3-5 days after exposure or if symptoms develop.If test returns positive, isolate for 10 days after receiving results; if test returns negative, quarantine for 10 days after exposure.

Click here for further close contact guidance from DHEC.

Other contact scenarios and protocols for employees can be found here and here. Any member of The Citadel faculty or staff with individual questions should email hr@citadel.edu.